From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The LA Times reports today that Todd Akin’s campaign, which is quickly losing support over his controversial and scientifically inaccurate comments about “legitimate rape” not causing pregnancy, has sent out a letter of support from the guy who first popularized the theory that victims of rape don’t get pregnant, Ohio’s own Dr. Jack Willke.

Willke, founder of Cincinnati Right to Life, wrote a book in 1971 called “Why Can’t We Love Them Both: Questions and Answers About Abortion” that claims women rarely get pregnant as a result of rape because the emotional trauma makes a woman’s fallopian tubes “tight”.   Willke […]

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We’ve all heard the saying:  Right To Life believes that life begins at conception and ends at birth.

That mindset was reinforced today when Ohio Right to Life came out against the ballot issue that would no longer let politicians draw their own legislative and congressional district. That task would be turned over to an independent citizens committee. It will appear as Issue 2 on the November ballot.

If you care about education, the economy, health care or any other of the great issues of the day, you should vote YES on Issue 2. It will result in a […]

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Before you read this post, I highly rec0mmend you watch this video.

That’s then-State Rep Jon Husted testifying (with some added commentary by Progress Ohio) in front of the Montgomery County Board of Elections about his residency in 2009.

Months of research and analysis and investigation showed that Husted spent no time at his home in his district, instead opting to live with his wife in Columbus.

Stacks of newspapers (six weeks old) in front of his house.  Nearly no electricity or water use.  It was clear Husted was not living at his Kettering home and was […]

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